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Deltek Talent Management - Mental Health Tech FT Days -Geriatrics - (15101)

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Mental Health Tech FT Days -Geriatrics - (15101)

Facility Name
Garland Behavioral Hospital
GARLAND, TX 75042 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Behavioral Health - Counselor, Behavioral Health - Support Staff, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Customer Service
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is a 72 bed facility located inside Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Garland. We provide a broad range of services for Adult Psychiatric conditions.

Garland Behavioral Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Full time Mental Health Technician ( MHT). Under the guidance of the Chief Nursing Officer, the MHT provides routine non-acute physical care, for the patient, as well as, educational groups based on

needs identified in the Master Treatment Plan.

This position is Fulltime Night shift from 6:45pm- 7:15am

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides safe environment for patient, staff, and visitors
  • Follows program schedule, rules, and guidelines with minimal supervision
  • Facilitate and lead community groups assigned
  • Completes patient procedures and documentation accurately and within time frame specified
  • Follow process for contraband procedures
  • Patients with special precautions are monitored according to facility policy
  • Non Violent physical and /verbal interventions techniques are utilized on patients exhibiting violent/ inappropriate behaviors
  • Patients receive assistance in achieving treatment goals and objectives
  • Patient behaviors are accurately assessed, reported, and documented.
  • Alerts supervisors to risk management and quality concerns.
  • Admissions, transfers, and discharge of patients are assisted ;especially completion of belongings inventory
  • Patients with special precautions are monitored according to facility policy.
  • Performs special functions as required (ex: feed and bathe geriatric patients).
  • Assists in assessment, planning, and implementation of the unit


Job Requirements

Education: High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience:  Two (2) years’ experience in area of mental health/ psychiatric setting

Licensure/ Certification:  Certified as a Mental Health Technician or Nursing Assistant highly preferred , Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers (BLS) from American Heart Association or Red Cross upon hire

                                           Handle With Care, Verbal De-escalation required- must be completed within 30 days of hire ( May be obtained during New Employee Orientation)

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Perks Rewards program



UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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